[WWI] Ottawa Museum was: Fokker Steel Tube Colors?

Tom Mason tom.mason at charter.net
Sun Apr 1 10:58:49 EDT 2007


Brad,

I would be interested in the pictures.
My email address is:  tom.mason at vharter.net

T.O.M.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad & Merville" <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 8:56 AM
Subject: [WWI] Ottawa Museum was: Fokker Steel Tube Colors?


>   It's a good time to go to Ottawa.  They acquired Bristol Fighter 
> G-AANM/D7889 in December from Aero Vintage in Britain.  It was traded for 
> a (o/t alert!) He**kel 16* j*t.  A most excellent trade for us if ever 
> there was one.
>   I was there in September.  The new building was open for paid tours and 
> the Fokker DVII fuseage was standing on the floor sans covering, 
> unfortunately it was freshly stripped bare metal and had not been painted 
> yet.  The Sopwith Triplane was almost comletely re-assembled.  There is 
> excellent access to the Junkers J.I now and due to much improved lighting, 
> I was able to make out the camouflage pattern with tan undersides.  I took 
> detailed pictures of the J.I, if anyone is interested I can send them 
> direct or to Al or Sanjeev.
>
> Brad
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ray Boorman" <fokkereiv at gmail.com>
> To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 8:12 AM
> Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Steel Tube Colors?
>
>
>> An original unrestored DVII is in a small museum on the Ontario/Quebec
>> border. Its in the picture gallery on wwi site
>>
>> http://www.wwi-models.org/Photos/Ger/Fok_DVII/other/index.html
>>
>> If anyone is visiting Quebec here is the address.
>>
>> Brome County Historical Society, 130 Lakeside, Box 690, Knowlton,
>> Quebec, J0E 1V0. ...
>>
>> I'm going to do a road trip this summer and take in Ottawa and the
>> Museums plus the Brome county DVII.
>>
>> Ray
>> On 4/1/07, Tom Mason <tom.mason at charter.net> wrote:
>>> One of the Fokker D. VII's in a museum, don't remember which museum, an
>>> original not a repro in color photos  showing tubular framing looks 
>>> like
>>> RLM 02.
>>>
>>> T.O.M.
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Chris Savaglio" <csavaglio at hotmail.com>
>>> To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2007 10:11 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Steel Tube Colors?
>>>
>>>
>>> > Common thinking is as Dave said, a greyish green that RLM02 is 
>>> > supposed to
>>> > be based on.
>>> >
>>> > Chris
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >>From: dave fleming <dave.fleming at dial.pipex.com>
>>> >>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>> >>To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>> >>Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Steel Tube Colors?
>>> >>Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 20:41:33 +0100
>>> >>
>>> >>Quoting Tom Ruprecht <ruprecht at charter.net>:
>>> >>
>>> >> > Probably a dumb question, but if so, will be answered quickly and
>>> >>multiply:
>>> >> >
>>> >> > What color(s) did Fokker paint the steel tube fuselage framework,
>>> >> > visible in the engine and cockpit areas?  I have Anthologies 1-3, 
>>> >> > and
>>> >> > it is escaping me.  Should be in there somewhere :-\  I'm thinking 
>>> >> > of
>>> >> > D. VIIs to extrapolate to my V-23.
>>> >> >
>>> >>
>>> >>A pale greyish green IIRC (Cue RLM02 theories!)
>>> >
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